Dendy Lofton, PhD, CLM, is a limnologist and aquatic ecologist at LimnoTech with over ten years of experience in water resource monitoring, assessment, and management planning. Dr. Lofton applies her expertise in limnology, aquatic ecology and biogeochemistry to several focus areas, including lake restoration and management, urban waterfront revitalization and restoration, watershed planning and management, TMDL development and implementation, and biological community assessments. Dr. Lofton leads and supports water resource restoration- and management-related projects throughout the U.S., including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Florida, Texas, and California. She holds a PhD in Environmental Science (Limnology) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she studied carbon and nutrient cycling in shallow Arctic Alaskan lakes. Dendy works at LimnoTech’s Central Regional Office in Oakdale, Minnesota.